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Jul 25, 2011 8:00pm PDT
. and this guy on the bottom left, charles daley opened a place called the annex. he really called it a coffee saloon. you might call it a cafe of its time. does anybody here know where the sunset district is? a couple of people. good. over there. well, on the map you can see the sunset district is this big block south of golden gate park. this big grid pattern. it's very large. it's one of the largest districts in san francisco. this map, this grid pattern was actually created way back in the 1860's with the streets going -- crossing each other at right angles. we have numbered streets and lettered streets. but, even though this map was created in the 1860's, if you went out to the sunset district as late as the 1890's, you wouldn't see these nice grid streets. what you would see is something like this. the sunset district was almost completely sandunes with little patches of scrub here or there. it was thought to be uninhabitable by a lot of people. some people actually put that on the map, called the great sand waste or the great sand bank. it was cold, foggy. there was no infrastructure ou
Jul 24, 2011 8:00am PDT
, bill daley, and a response this morning from a top republican negotiator, tom coburn of oklahoma. then, is washington broken? while politicians stonewall and fight over the debt talk, the public recoils. approval ratings for congress plummet and pessimism about the country's future rises. are our politicians capable of meeting the challenges this country faces? a special discussion this morning. with us, former senator chuck hagel, republican of nebraska, cory booker, democratic mayor of newark, tea party freshman congressman adam kinzinger, presidential historian doris kearns goodwin, and nbc's andrea mitchell. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. after the dramatic friday night breakdown of talks over a so-called grand bargain deficit reduction package, congressional leaders met with the president for less than an hour saturday morning. speaker boehner spent the rest of the day working on an alternative plan to slash spending, several trillion dollars, and avert a catastrophic default by that august 2nd deadline, as we pointed out, just nine days away. word
Jul 25, 2011 3:00am PDT
remain. here to try to answer some of them, the president's chief of staff bill daley. welcome back to "meet the press." >> thanks, david. >> so, it seems like the talks right now are on doing something temporary. a trillion dollars in spending cuts, raise the debt limit by that much, at least get us through the end of the year. is that something the president can accept? >> well, the president has been consistent in what he's called for. one, we obviously cannot let the credit of the united states government be in question. we've got to get past this debt ceiling vote on august 2nd. but as importantly, he's been committed to try to take serious steps to bring the deficit down, and that's what the engagement with speaker boehner, twice, that's what the fiscal commission founded, that is what the biden process was all about, not just to deal with the debt ceiling vote, but to do something about the deficit, which is a serious drag on our economy. that's what we were focused on. right now, we've got three things that must be done -- the debt ceiling must be extended, it should not be
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am EDT
daley said they will not accept a short-term deal. >> this has to be two steps, but the second step must get us through 13 without having to go through this ridiculous fight over extending the debt ceiling -- >> i just want to be clear. the president would veto a plan if it does not extend the debt ceiling into 2013? >> yes. the president believes that we must get this uncertainty in order to help the american economy and help the american people, we must get this uncertainty out of the system. >> well, joining me now, nbc white house correspondent mike viqueira. mike, good sunday morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, alex. >> you heard what bill daley said. it sounds like if john boehner doesn't come to the table with what they're looking for on that specific point on the timing of this deal, mm-mm, not so much. >> reporter: you know, one hates to get involved in hyperbole, alex, but the question is when can you start legitimately calling this a crisis? i mean, these two sides this morning, both of them, house speaker john boehner on another program, bill daley on "meet the press,"
Jul 10, 2011 8:00am PDT
headliner in a "this week" exclusive. the president's chief of staff bill daley, takes us inside the tense talks to keep america from defaulting on its debt for the first time in history. and our "roundtable" tackles the high stakes politics at play. >>> then the new imf head christine lagarde on the grave risk posed by a u.s. default and dominique strauss-kahn's spectacular fall from grace. >>> plus the shocking scandal shaking britain and threatening rupert murdock's media empire. >> announcer: live f fm the newseum in washington, "this week" with christiane amanpour starts right now.. >>> welcome to the program, lots to get to today. but first some major news in the high-stakes negotiations over raising the debt ceiling. late last night house speaker john boehner abruptly reversed course and abandoned the debt efefrt to strike a sweeping $4 trillion debt reduction deal with president obama. boehner is pushing for a scaled package, a move that received stiff oh position from the democrats, all of this hours before the speaker and president meet face-to-face a new round of talks. abc's jo
Jul 25, 2011 2:05am EDT
'll be watching. mr. daley, thank you, as always. >> thank you. >> joining me, a member of the senate finance committee and so-called gang of six, negotiator senator tom coburn of oklahoma. senator, welcome back to "meet the press." >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm fine. i want to get your reaction to what you heard from bill daley here from the white house this morning, which is, the president will not sign a deal that results in only a temporary increase of the debt limit. he wants to see something that gets us through 2013. >> well, first of all, i think that's a ridiculous position, because that's what he's going to get presented with. that's the compromise way through that's going to build the compromise. david, everybody's talking about the symptoms of our problem instead of the real disease. the government's twice the size it was ten years ago. it's 30% bigger than it was when president obama became president. the problem is, is we're spending way too much money, and it's not hard to cut it without hurting entitlement benefits, but we don't have anybody that wants to do that withou
Jul 3, 2011 12:30am PDT
, a fictional criminal defense attorney named mike daley who actually lives here in san francisco. and he's written a series of books and these becomes have been shown and transcribed and read throughout the world. so we're going to start now with a clip, a video clip and then we're going to go to the panel. >> i think it is our national novel. if there was a national novel of week, this would be it for the united states. i think it's the favorite book of almost everybody you meet. >> the first time in my life that the book had sort of captured me. that was exciting. i didn't realize that literature could do that. >> i remember reading a copy of my aunt's in jamaica queens. it was the first book ever written by a white writer that discussed racism in ways that was complicate and sophisticated. -- complicated and sophisticated. >> a touchstone in american literary and social history. it's a story gently tugged at the issues of racism. >> she was a champion of people who helped us get liberated from racism in this country. >> harper lee's first and only novel. >> a masterpiece is masterpiec
Jul 21, 2011 9:00pm CDT
daley a big loser aviation committee of chicago city council voted to give the restaurant and store business to westfield which runs malls around the country >> now the full city council will vote likely approving the committee and mayor emmanuel recommendation of westfield losing the contract after a nearly 20 years chicago aviation partners led by mayor daley powell jeremiah joyce westfield financial proposal was called opus pulgas numbers apparently the end of a long drawn out battle of clout west of lobbying team included the brother of cook county sheriff tom dart. off the peaks are there tonight children, public safety committee approved a measure that would require children under 12 years old to be home by 8:30 p.m. sunday-thursday night by 9:00 on friday and saturday night new curfew designed to help reduce violence parents can be fined the to perform community service if children pilots the curfew >> a lot of things happen at night that goes wrong >> it should be when the sun is setting kids did not want to be outside at 830 pm half of june up until the end of july the
Jul 24, 2011 8:30am PDT
house chief of staff bill daley; senate negotiators democrat dick durbin and republican jon kyl; and two members of the so-called gang of six who forged one of the first plans-- senator mark warner and saxby chambliss. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. we start with white house chief of staff bill daley. mr. daley, the republican speaker john boehner now seems to be thinking of a two-part plan here. first, congress would agree to cut spending over the next ten years by a trillion dollars and raise the debt limit enough to meet the country's financial obligations through the end of the year. then, a 12-person bipartisan committee would be formed to find $3 trillion more in savings and making significant cuts in medicare and social security and overhauling the tax code. congress would then take another vote to raise the debt limit before the 2012 elections. democrats and the white house have already said there
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm CDT
... former mayor daley may be losing some of his police security sooner than expected mayor emanuel says that he will be evaluating mayor daley's need for five officers later this summer he said that daley's security detail was always meant to be temporary and transitional the city has been treasury police officers from security detail for security detail for alderman ed burke and replacing them with two retired officers ... a reversal of vacation policy for the top brass at the chicago police department could limit payouts to the superintendent and top commanders former superintendent jody weis walked with $76,000 in unused vacation days under a policy that he put into place according to the sun-times superintendent care mccarthy reversed policy that allows command staff to carry over up to 39 vacation days from year to year garry mccarthy reverse the policy back to the previous maximum of 25 days a year the paper says that more than a thousand city employes were paid over $7 million in unused vacation days since september ... the latest on the debt ceiling negotiations ... more than a
Jul 24, 2011 11:00am EDT
this afternoon. speaking on "meet the press" white house chief of staff bill daley pushed back against a short-term deal. >> this has to be two steps. but the second step must get us through '13 without having to go through this ridiculous fight over extending the debt ceiling. >> i just want to be clear. the president would veto a plan if it does not extend the debt ceiling into 2013? >> yes. the president believes that we must get this uncertainty, in order to help the american economy and help the american people, we must get this uncertainty out of the system. >> joining me now, nbc white house correspondent mike viqueira. good sunday morning to you, mike. >> good morning, alex. >> let's get to it right now. seems like we're getting two different messages and we don't even have this republican blueprint yet. >> yeah, and it's bewildering, i know. there are so many different plans floating around. here's the bottom line what people need to know. we are nine days away from the first potential default of the u.s. government in american history. all sides agree that something must be done to a
Jul 28, 2011 2:00pm PDT
, where is the president of the united states? i'll ask his cheef of staff, bill daley in an exclusive interview. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." you're looking at live pictures right now in the house floor, where just moments from now a vote is scheduled on republican house speaker john boehner's plan to avoid unprecedented default. but the bill which needs 216 votes to pass is facing fierce new backlash inside the party. if it does pass, it immediately goes to the senate for a vote where harry reid essentially says it's dead on arrival. meanwhile, ceos at the biggest banks have their own warnings. fix this now or there will be grave, in their words, consequences for all of us. kate bolduan is standing by live on capitol hill with the latest. that vote getting ready pretty soon, right? >> reporter: pretty soon. house republican leaders have been working hard all day loin to secure the votes they need to pass. house speaker john boehner's debt ceiling bill. a a sign of how close this vote might actually be. boehner has been holding one-on-one meetings in this lobbying
Jul 27, 2011 9:00pm CDT
from guarding the bad mayor daley house last july when shot in front of his old south side home in the park manor neighborhood, 62 years old and weeks from retirement had been washing his new vehicle when the suspect allegedly tried to carjack can at gunpoint. antwon carter 3 previous felony convictions aggravated battery to another police officer in 2009 three years behind bars already back out on the street last summer on parole after serving only a portion of the sentence. >> it is frustrating those are the laws in regards to people on parole >> last week chicago police marked the one-year anniversary of officer michael bailey death with a special memorial, now 24 year old daughter herself working to become a police officer with the personnel committee or it in bulk >> try to help break the code of silence that is what happened in my father's case >> house now boarded up family delegate there is some are not keeping silent about the senseless loss that remains >> the atmosphere of the neighborhood has changed definitely the presence has been missed. >> sent to the cta d
Jul 10, 2011 2:00pm PDT
to pakistan. president obama's chief of staff confirmed the move today. william daley says pakistan has, quote, taken some steps that have given us reason to pause, end quote. the pakistani military tells cnn it has not been officially informed that aid from washington is being withheld. >>> with the final edition of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed "news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. >>> in india 13 cars in a packed train jumped the tracks today. rescue officials confirm 28 deaths already and say that number will likely rise as they search the wreckage. more than 100 people are reported hurt. >>> and the public will have two chances to say good-bye to former first lady betty ford who died friday. the first service will be held tuesday in palm desert, california. the second, two days later in michigan. she will be laid to rest alongside her husband on the gr
Jul 10, 2011 6:30pm PDT
ambos gobiernos en estos momentos es difÍcil. daley seÑalÓ " mientras superamos esta dificultad tendremos parte del dinero a ese aliado de eeuu" >> la presidencia de daniel ortega pararÁ casa de gobierno en nicaragua sigue generando protestas, las paces por jÓvenes que critican el fallo judicial que echÓ por tierra la previsiÓn de la reelección consecutiva. magali desde managua. >> jÓvenes integrantes de organizaciones cÍvicas eran altas calles para protestar en la que llamaron la marcha de los encachimbados. >> contra el presidente, encachimbados contra la llamada oposiciÓn. >> rechazan la candidatura del presidente ortega quien basÓ su nueva campaÑa en un fallo judicial que declarÓ inaplicable un artÍculo de la constituciÓn que prohibe la reelecciÓn constitutiva y un tercer mandato en toda una vida polÍtica. >> solamente ven la parte negativa y novela positiva que el gobiernque tenemos ahora ha hecho por nosotros sobre todo por la juventud, y nt programas sociales que hemos conseguido como el bono solidario. >> 30 dolares que regarÁ mensualmente el gobierno de
Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
daley about the stalled debt talks, a day after the president scolded congress. >> warner: betty ann bowser reports on a colorado hospital where medical mistakes are rare. >> one in three americans are at risk of a hospital acquired infection or will become a victim of a medical error. this hospital in denver is doing something about that. >> brown: ray suarez explores the prospect of another tech bubble. this time from social media websites. >> warner: and we get a rare view of dissent in china, following a new surge of protests by young people and labor union members. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> auto companies make huge profits. >> last year, chevron made a lot of money. >> where does it go? >> every penny and more went into bringing energy to the world. >> the economy is tough right now, everywhere. >> we pumped $21 million into local economies, into small businesses, communities, equipment, materials. >> that money could make a big difference to a lot of people. >> and by the bill and melinda gate
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